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, the economy is coming back. so many americans left behind. we'll taken to debate of inequality and fair wages. and james carville and mary matalin join our roundtable. >>> and a once-in-a-lifetime interview with nelson mandela from our archives. >> they were very harsh. and then i responded to my colleagues that look, we must fight and fight from the beginning. >> his secrets to survival in our "sunday spotlight." [ daughter ] my dad always talks about the deal he and mom made with me when i was ten. he said, "you get the grades to go to college -- and we'll help out with the school of your choice." well, i got the grades and, with dad's planning and a lot of hard work, i'm graduating today with a degree in marine biology. i'm so thankful and excited about the future. [ male announcer ] for strategies on how to help your family achieve financial success, visit pacificlife.com. on how to help your family achieve financial success, every day we're working to and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy o
a growing income gap between the rich and poor in america speaking of the economy a couple of hours ago in washington, dc and says income inequality jeopardized the middle class and urging washington, dc to take steps to ensure the economy works for everyone. >> a child born in the top 20 percent has two in three chance of staying at or near the top. a child in the bottom 20 percent has less than 1 in 20 shot at making it to the top. >> the president also calls for a hike in the firm minimum wage saying an increase is a good step for families and the who as a whole. right now it is 7.25 an hour and democrats pushed to increase the minimum wage to $10 an hour. >> last night was cold and it will only be colder so we will check with mike nicco and the forecast. >> a bay area city takes the first step to banning electronic of using toothpaste to clean a denture. but dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can grow and multiply. polident is specifically designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula
of discontent that ended apartheid. >> and the positive report on the economy that sends a financial market soaring. >> michael finney will answer questions here live in just a few minutes. >> and taking a look at your skyway traffic on your friday, coming up on 4:ten traffic on the right headed down to the peninsula and moving to those whoworried...... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com or call 1-800-752-6631. >>> people across south africa are remembering the late nelson mandela today. mourners have been gathered all day. krur taking a look there. they've built a wall of flowers and messa messages these are live pictures from outside of the home. >> south after yak's president announced a series of events to honor mandela. sunday will be a national day of prayer and reflection. tuesday a memorial service in a stad
an important snap shot of the jobs picture in this country. >> signs u.s. economy and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the importan and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. >>> employers added 200,000 people to payrolls driving the unemployment rate down to 7%. that is a five year low and a sign the economy is now beginning to ramp up after the great recession in a long, sluggish recovery. other signs, nearly a quarter of the november job growth came in manufacturing and construction. those are good paying jobs, too. and hourly pay sup. average wage earner making $24.15 per hour, working 34.5 hours per week. down side is that 4 million people have been out of work six months or longer and percentage of adults workin
of the benefits will help keep the economy growing. >>> if congress refuses to act, it won't just hurt families already struggling, it will actually harm our economy. unemployment insurance is one of the most effective ways there is to boost our economy. when people have money to spend on basic necessities, that means more customers for our businesses and ultimately more jobs. >>> fighting a report the president says allowing the benefits to expire could cost businesses 240,000 jobs. >>> the california public utilities commission has announced it's joining the investigation into this week's disabled bart train incident. at least nine people went to the hospital wednesday after the train became stuck in a berkeley hills tunnel. bart says the train stopped after a short caused emergency brakes to activate, creating a smoky dust that made several passengers sick. >>> could the latest diet craze be as simple as taking a walk? more people are tracking their steps to lose weight and many are using technology developed right here in the bay area. here is health and science reporter carolyn johnson. >>
children to build their own businesses because later on we want to change the economy. even out distribution between low, middle and high income. >> when >> if you ever played sims it works the same way. idea won as vad vido game award of the year. >> forget right brain left brin thinking. researchers at university of pennsylvania yoused brain imaging to show how brain cells are connected. this is a male brain. compare that to women. panning down here, they're more concentrated. researchers say this shows women are hard wired for thinking and men hard wired for perception and action. showing a woman is likely to use her entire brain the man uses just half of his. >> half on a good day. >> coming up, operation santa hod ewelcome to covered california. now, you can no longer be denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition. enroll today at coveredca.com. >>> coming up, third time is a charm. how michael finney was able to give a woman a wheel share she needs >> and efforts to build a car in a day the company promising a finished product by 6:00. be sure to see if workers mak
house says president obama is preparing to deliver a speech on the economy including renewing the call for increasing the minimum wage. the president plans to argue the case that income inequality and wages not moving up are threatening retirement security. the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 and higher in california. polls show the economy remains the single biggest concern for americans despite the recent focus on health care. unemployment is high at 7.3 percent. >> nothing unusual about seeing windows where you go but did you know that microsoft considered getting into the lingerie business? >> no. efforts are underway to avert another government shut down. now we have the bloomberg business report from jane king. >> good morning, never thought microsoft and bra would be in the same sentence but here it is. first, though, possible progress inives to avoid another government shut down. budget negotiators are close to a zeal where democrats will raise fees for airline passengers and republicans grow we do more federal spending. the deal is finalized and provide a framework for a
jeopardized this nation's middle class and urging washington to take steps to ensure the economy works for everybody. >> child born in top 20% has about a 2 and 3 chance of staying at or near the top. a child born into bottom 20% has a less than one in 20 shot at making it to the top. >> the president is also calling for a hike in the federal minimum wage saying increase would be a good step for families and the economy. right now it's 7:25 per hour, democrats pushed to increase to $ten per hour. >> a new study finds what children flern preschool may keep them from dropping out late scombrer away from crime. they did find children who received quality preschool education did better in reading and math in kindergarten but had better social skills. >> it's about paying attention, about controlling your impulses. about sharing. about regulating your behavior. it's those character skills that are going to make you an accessible citizen. >> early school successes have a chain reaction. kids who are success envelope kindergarten do well in third grade and children who perform well in third g
. >> workers take the jobs because they are desperate in an economy that is not creating enough work for people with want to go to work and not creating enough middle class jobs. >> this is the demonstration in oakland back if october and if the minimum wage went up to $15 food prices would go up and there would be fewer jobs. last month, president obama said he would back a senate measure to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour and san francisco and san jose heard pay $10 or more an hour. >> a report card is due for bart police show how well they have implemented changes in the wake of the oscar grant shooting five years ago. bart police will receive grids -- grades on 55 changes recommended with calls for bart miss to improve rider state, increase visibility, and provide proper training to employees. the bart board will be briefed on the train break down in the berkeley hills tunnel and consider bart fare changes. >> the agency that oversees development in the san francisco way has launched a remain for am investigation into google secret barge at treasure island. right ares is re
. jeff zeleny at the white house, thank you. >>> now to the economy, and the numbers are in tonight. more than 141 million americans went shopping this thanksgiving holiday weekend. that's up 2 million from last year. and this even, many preparing for some big deals tomorrow. it is cyber monday. here's abc's business correspondent rebecca jarvis now. >> reporter: holiday shoppers flooded retail stores, chasing those holiday deals. >> i'm in! >> reporter: all told, americans will likely spend $57.4 billion over the four-day weekend. shoppers spent nearly $10 billion in stores on black friday, but industry analysts say the number is down 13%, as compared to last year on the same day. part of that drop, because more stores than ever opened their doors on thanksgiving thursday, and more people than ever, 47 million, shopped. >> this is perfect. it has 100 pieces for ten bucks. you can't beat that. >> reporter: but combined, spending between thursday and friday amounted to over $12 billion, a 2.3% increase as compared to last year. and some of those same retailers who threw open their doors ea
to the latest news about the economy, and jobs in america. we learned today that last month's 203,000 new jobs were created, better than experts predicted. and look at the unemployment rate. down to 7%. and that's the lowest level since president obama took office, the lowest unemployment rate now in five years. >>> on the subject of jobs, our made in america team is back tonight. and thousands of you have already told us, you are in, and ready to buy american made gifts. it's this christmas season. what a gift to give. even just one thing could help create thousands of new jobs right here at home. you are signing up to give american workers a merry christmas, and abc's anchor david muir, captain of the team with us tonight. >> diane, we have reported on clothing right here, asking the simple question is anything made here in america any more. well, tonight not only are these jeans made here, this number right here is about to reveal everything. right down to the farmer, who grew the cotton. this week, our kickoff, made in america december to remember. and the age old question from santa. >> w
're going to begin with good news about the economy. the labor department reports that some 203,000 jobs were created last month. that number surpasses expectation. the unemployment rate also dropped to an even 7%, the lowest mark in five years. job growth especially strong? manufacturing and construction. >>> meanwhile, the fbi's investigating the shooting death of an american chemistry teacher on the streets of benghazi, libya. ronnie smith, you see him here just about to join his wife and young son in texas for the holidays. his murder comes days after al qaeda called for libyans to attack u.s. interests. >>> and an arizona family have survived this. this is the end of a car crash that sent that family plummeting 250 feet down a cliff. the driver with her sister and two nieces in the car, struck a patch of that ice covering so much of the country. thankfully, everyone was wearing their seatbelts so everyone in fact, only suffered minor injuries. wear those seatbelts today, please. >>> and good news from the florida everglades, as well. 35 of the 41 whales that have been stranded in sh
,000 jobs last month. economists say another straight month of solid hiring could give the economy a jolt and signal the job market could be gathering momentum. >> monday could be another big online shopping day and wal-mart and other retailers are trotting out the online bargains again for what is now called green monday the intent company says that the monday off cyber monday ended up being the third biggest on-line shopping day last year and wal-mart will offer more than 300 online specials with ten popular deals returning from black friday weekend. >> a young northern california woman is making holiday plans after posting an ad on craigslist asking to rent a family for christmas. the student at the university in rockland near sacramento is 26 and back on her feet after living on the streets and spending a year in jail for theft. show says she comes from a broken home and wants company for the holidays. she posted an ad on craigslist that says i want to rent a mom and dad and offers to pay a family $8 an hour. >> just to sit and listen and cry with me, nothing beyond that. i never felt
for the economy. next monday could be a big on-line shopping day, wal-mart.com and other retailers are trotting out bargains for "green monday." last year, the monday after cyber monday ended up being the third big of the on-line shopping day of the year. >> the holiday party could be more gun this year with business leaders appearing more subsequent rouse. the owner of a steakhouse says hot dates like to thursdays before christmas were backed up with reservations by last year and they back to having opening bars. >> and embattled toronto mayor is criticizeing president obama. mayor ford denouncing president obama's health care law telling sports radio show that the affordable care act is too expensive despite the fact that canada prides itself in a government run h care system and says as a person i like president obama. i don't like his policies. >> some parents are sounding off after a new baby bouncy seat has an ipad holder. the toy company released this video showing how it works. the toy company is selling the seat for $80 and says it offers play and learning at finger tips of the baby bu
according to the most recent homeless survey. keep in mind, that's as the economy improves, there's still so many people out there suffering. >>> it is going to be cold. let's get the latest for u. >> spencer christian is tracking it. spencer? >>> yes, the cold snap will make us quickly forget about the mild spell we just had. live doppler 7 h.d. up north, a shrinking area of light rain. it was a much wider area earlier moving south of eureka toward mend cito county and the bay area. not the possibility of showers we're concerned about but thea, rival of very cold air. a freeze watch is in effect for tuesday night, tomorrow into wednesday morning for the north bay, the strait and delta. subfreezing temperatures will be spread all across this area. possible damage to sensitive plant and exposed pipes. now the following morning or night, wednesday into thursday morning, the freeze watch expands to virtually all of the bay area with the exception of san francisco. it will be even colder with still freezing temperatures spreading southward. there's an increased risk of hypothermia. as we look li
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